Carole and Michael Middleton have lunch with Her Majesty at Windsor Castle

Kate Middleton‘s parents were formally introduced to the Queen for the first time yesterday.

Her Majesty invited Carole, 56, and Michael Middleton, 61, for lunch at Windsor Castle to get to know them better ahead of the 29-year-old’s Royal Wedding to Prince William

The group were joined by the Duke Of Edinburgh Prince Philip

Kate and William, 28, have been together since 2001 but it’s only been now, with the wedding approaching, that the Queen has felt the need to meet her grandson’s future in-laws.

‘She wanted to welcome them to the family,’ a source tells The Sun. 

Kate and William will get married on 29 April at Westminster Abbey. 

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